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are looking at fourth and eighth graders, fourth graders in reading and mathematics and science and eight the greatest in mathematics and science. >host: we have special number set up if you want to join this conversation -- what do we learn as we dig into help fourth graders and eighth graders are doing? guest: the broad strokes over view, we see that our fourth graders, they're reading has improved as well as mathematics but their silence is largely not changed compared to the previous administration. over the longer term, they have improved and their eight th graders have not improved much. in general, the assessments compare the u.s. to a variety of countries and education systems within countries. some of our state's took the assessment independently along with the u.s. total. when you look over the entire set, i would say the u.s. among these countries shows up in the top 10 or 12 countries or systems. host: we can see who was included in the fourth grade reading study. why these countries? guest: they are given the same tests so much of the efforts in an international asset as maki
return. >> obama: some may still deny the overwhelming science but no one can avoid the raging fires, crippling drought and more powerful storms. they don't know it yet but they're gonna fall in love get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show h
and the denouncement of science deniers was lauded by the left. of course it had to be. let's listen to the president say something that i don't think has been said before. >> we, the people, still believe that our obligations as americans are not just to the ourselves but to all posterity. we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. the path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult, but america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. >> well, rush limbaugh challenged him today because people who are listening to rush are driving cars and using up fossil fuel and they're not driving smart cars or priuses. no, they're driving big gas burners, but the fact is there's still that sort of know-nothingism, if you will, that -- i'm trying to think of the great word. you don't believe in anything. luddites. is this going t
freedom ultimately requires collective action. no single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the future, or build the roads and networks and research labs that will bring new jobs and businesses to our shores. now, more than ever, we must do these things together. as one nation. and one people. >> dana: okay. if you just listen to that you think we'll all work together. if you are reading between the lines, greg, what did you hear in that? >> greg: who uses the word "collective action" anymore other than ows protesters and exbombers with pony tails now tenure academic campuses? the only collective action that works are garbage men. it's, it reminds you, that you can't take the teachers lounge out of the grad opportunity. it will always be there. north dakota is where we -- >> kimberly: socialism. >> bob: this is where we have a disagreement. it doesn't have anything to do with socialism. what he said -- let me raid it. you didn't build that bids, what he said here is collectively, we put together the infrastructure in this country
get the story tonight from nbc's chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: jake is a perfectly normal 16 years old but when he was 2 years old, shown on in these videotapes, he was diagnosed with severe autism, the widespread disorder that affects a child's ability to have social interactions. >> he stopped relating. he wasn't interested in other kids, and by his second birthday he stopped speaking entirely. >> reporter: after two years of intensive therapy 40 hours a week, he was declared free of autism, and he remains so to this day. >> when i look at the videos when i'm 2 years old, i cannot believe that at one point in my life that was me. >> reporter: new research from the university of connecticut closely studying 34 such cases including jake includes the outcome is real. therapy does bring a cure in some cases, and it is often with kids who were severely autistic. >> they had very little language when they were 2 and 3 years old, and they were really, most of them classically autistic. >> reporter: but the good news comes with caveats. researchers caution
"the christian science monitor." she is the white house reporter for that publication. bachus through the president's day. >> it starts with a religious -- walk us through the president's day. guest: it will start with a religious service, near lafayette square. then they had up to capitol hill. as you said, 11:20, that will be the swearing in. i think that will take place closer to 11:30. then he makes his speech at 11:50. after that, they head into the capitol building for an inaugural luncheon. that is followed by a parade down pennsylvania avenue. in the evening, there are two inaugural balls this year. one is a commander in chief's all for the military, followed by the big inaugural ball. they have cut back from 10 to two. the second inaugural ball will be quite big. it is not quite as much downsizing as they are making it out to be. >> the president is only going to one location? guest: according to the schedule, he is at the first ball at 8:45, and at 9:10, he's at the other ball. he is a quarter years older, maybe he wants an earlier night. host: does the president of many tra
to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to our special situation room. we're watching the finale of these parades that have been going on here in washington. this is the liberty north high school band from liberty, missouri. it's a band among the missouri's most respected. they have been selected for several prestigious honors, bahamas, new york, st. louis and elsewhere around the country. the president is still there. you can see ray lahood with the vice president, the transportation secretary, the former congressman from illinois. you know, jim acosta, you see the president has been chewing a lot of gum there. what's going on? >> i have e-mailed the white house for some explanation of this. we do know that the president occasionally chews nicorette gum. don't want to speculate. could be a cough drop. >> it could be regular gum. >> that's right. >> they are all enjoying themselves and will enjoy themselves as we see the great entertainers who are getting ready to entertain the president and fir
aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >>> you're looking at a live shot of the white house where the president and first lady are getting ready for the two inaugural balls this evening. it's been an incredible day. and there has been one person along with him every step of the way. the first lady. we'll talk about her next four years next. new prilosec otc wildberry is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want, we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans mad
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, that it's better not to know. we need to know and it's worth studying, and we should embrace the science and allow the research to go forward so we can learn more about the effect of violence in the entertainment industry -- depicted through entertainment -- and the impact it may or may not have on society and on children. so that was a very specific item that he did include as part of his package. and i think generally, the proposals the president put forward yesterday were recognized as fairly substantive and comprehensive, and that's one of them. >> very last thing, on the debt ceiling. republicans like pat toomey have suggested that you should prioritize what debts you pay off so that things like social security get paid -- payments. as the president said in his press conference last week, he wants them to be paid; wants to make sure people don't lose their benefits. why not prioritize those payments? i just want to give you a chance to respond to the republican plan that's out there. >> sure. well, there's not a specific plan; there's somebody talking about it. but let's be real her
and studying political science. this is the fight back we are talking about. please say a quick word about what it is like trying to navigate through poverty when you are a single mom and what you say to all of those single moms watching right now trying to navigate the same journey. >> thank you for having me. it is not easy to be able to come and leave my baby back. i was feeling sad. i did not want to leave him. this is a fight for plenty of women, and not only single mothers. single fathers out there as well that struggle just as much as i do. [applause] i know plenty of them and they struggle. picture this. you are a single parent, but you have to come up with a way how to feed your family, work at the same time to pay bills, and go to school to get an education to better your life. last year, i only made $8,000 the whole year. my food stamps were cut. that was the only way i was able to feed my son, $85 a month. the average spent -- average family spends close to $500 or more. you expect me to spend $85 and live with that for my son. we had to be sent to a shelter because my mother no lon
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> there is so much going on in washington here for the inauguration. but it's not just the inauguration. it falls this year, as it does so often, on martin luther king jr. weekend, the celebration of the great civil rights leader's life. only fitting, then, that martin luther king iii joins us now to talk act his father's dream and what it means today. >> that's absolutely right. it was historic. welcome. thank you so much for joining us today. it was historic for the president, first african-american president to be sworn in as president of the united states, and now he'll have another swearing-in on the very day that honors your father. what does that mean? >> you know, what that means, first of all, after you get past the fact that the president of the united states has been sworn in and actually using a bible of my dad's. >> absolutely right. >> the hope is that it will inspire not just the president, because obviously he's already said that it does, but the congress and the president to work together for
. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: washington and the nation were witness again today to the quadrennial pomp and color of a presidential inauguration. it marked the public start to the second obama administration, and it featured presidential appeals to extend prosperity and full freedoms to all americans. as the sun rose over the nation's capital on this monday hundreds of thousands of people began descending on the national mall to witness the occasion. officials estimated 500-700,000 attendees. that was far fewer than four years ago when nearly two million turned out. but today's crowd gave no hint of diminished enthusiasm for the 44th president after a first term that saw bruising battles over health care, financial reform, deficits a
, you'll get penicillin, penicillin is the key for everyone. science is on bioengineered drugs, et cetera, where, in fact, in the future we will each get a unique drug that is bioengineered for us. how on earth does that old regulatory system move to accommodate the new one? this is extremely difficult and, of course, they are bound by the systems, right, they are bound by their history, as we all are, and this is becoming extreme difficult. in area after area, and, of course, this is, particularly the cutting edge innovative businesses that constantly get frustrated. we can grow, we can get so much bigger, we can bring in so much more money, we could create 74 jobs. and yet, there's a regulatory apparatus is simply not done to deal with the rate of technological change of the 21st century. so i think that would be the second way we could improve performance. the third way would be to take performance seriously. as i say, we have, the government is now up to its ears in performance methods. when i was having to be an advocate for the 20 years ago there was a brand-new idea. i said
, and advanced third world country. we're leading in science and technology, but not for the people. mass of a literary power. if you look at the condition that 85% of the country, it is terrible. >> i'm looking right now at those who are walking to their seats. timothy geithner, the outgoing treasury secretary. eric holder, the attorney general. their seats on the west front of the capital, about to witness the second inauguration of president obama. jenna napolitano's, the former governor of arizona, the secretary of homeland security. eric holder, the attorney general. comet, for example, on timothy geithner are. not only timothy geithner, but jack lew, who has been nominated by president obama to be the next secretary treasurer, and how that fits into the issue you're so deeply concerned about right now with minimum wage. >> a lot of liberal democrats filled with extraordinary help think, well, clinton's second term he does not have to worry. obama doesn't have to worry about re-election so it can be different. it is not one to be different. unless the people wake up in this country a
. no single science teacher can teach all of the math or science our children need for the future. or build the roads and network and research labs that will bring the jobs and businesses to our shores. now, more than ever, we must do these things together, as one nation and one people. [ applause ] this generation of americans has been tested by crises that steel our resolve and proved our resilience. a decade of war is now ending. [ cheers and applause ] an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless, for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. youth and drive, diversity and openness. an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment. and we will see that so long as we seize it together. [ applause ] for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know that america thrives whenev every person can
to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ music ] [ music ] [ music ] >> broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on current tv this is "the bill press show." >> bill: hey, it's a big day in washington. inaugural day action 2013. martin luther king day. celebrate them both. good morning, everybody. guilt good to have you with us today on this big day of celebration. hope and renewal for all americans all the way across this land. thank you for joining us here on the "full-court press." so, here is the deal. we will be here for the next three hours to bring you up to date on the events of this weekend here in washington, d.c. our nation's capitol and then we will be popping down to the capitol building itself, and joining the coverage for current tv from 10:00 to 1:00, east coast this morning, leading up to and all the way through and after the inaugural ceremony on the west steps of the capitol which begins. the ceremony begins at 11:30 this morning great to see you with us this hour only on sirius xm
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "weekends withal a lex vit" we are looking at live pictures of the capitol and the theme of tomorrow is "the freedom of america." and we are looking at a statue from 1863 president obama will be sworn in f followed by the inaugural address at noon tomorrow coincides with the national holiday that honors civil rights leader martin lu th luther king jr. and tomorrow, he will take the oath on the reverend's old and tattered traveling bible and on abraham lip con's bible, the president who ended slavery and joining me now is martin lu th luther king the third i am so honored to have you in the studio, sir. it is a busy weekendment your sentiment sentiments as we were talking about what tomorrow is, this national holiday, and the fact that it is so fitting that this president takes the second oath of office and the public ceremony tomorrow, what does that mean to you and your family? >> the fact that the president takes his oath with with the bible is just incredible. it is really is amazing, but also in t
are a mother of a young child. she is a student at northeastern university and studying political science. this is the fight back we are talking about. please say a quick word about what it is like trying to navigate through poverty when you are a single mom and what you say to all of those single moms watching right now trying to navigate the same journey. >> thank you for having me. it is not easy to be able to come and leave my baby back. i was feeling sad. i did not want to leave him. this is a fight for plenty of women, and not only single mothers. single fathers out there as well that struggle just as much as i do. [applause] i know plenty of them and they struggle. picture this. you are a single parent, but you have to come up with a way how to feed your family, work at the same time to pay bills, and go to school to get an education to better your life. last year, i only made $8,000 the whole year. my food stamps were cut. that was the only way i was able to feed my son, $85 a month. the average family spends close to $500 or more. you expect me to spend $85 and live with that for
states, to establish post offices and post roads, to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries, mr. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentleman from california, mr. bera. mr. bera:to constitute tribunals inferior to the supreme court, to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law of nations, to declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water, to raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years, mr. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentleman from virginia, mr. griffith. mr. griffith:to provide and maintain a navy, to make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces, to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, to provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the militia, and for governing such par
to focus on other things, like each other which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> let's get a little bit more on the alleged hoax and the mystery surrounding the notre dame football star manti te'o. >> the university says he's the victim of an online phenomenon in which someone creates a fake social media profile. listen. >> i would refer all of you, if you're not already familiar with it with both the documentary called "catfish," the mtv show, which is a derivative of that documentary, and the sort of associated things you'll find online and otherwise about catfish or catfishing. >> all right. let's get some more right now with the executive producer of mtv's "catfish," ariel schulman is joining us. ariel, thanks very much for coming in. first of all explain to our viewers what catfishing is, what "catfish" is all about, how you got this name. >> i mean, it's amazing to me that it's becoming such a used term at this point. it didn't mean anything before the documentary. there's a character who uses it in reference to an o
and future generations. some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science but no one can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crib crippling drouts and more powerful storms the paths towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult but america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. we cannot feed to other nations the technology to empower new jobs and industry. we must claim it's promise. that's how we will maintain our economic vitalability and our national treasure. a force in a lot of ways, our crop lands and snow capped peaks. that is how we will reserve our planet demanded by our care by god. that is what will lend meaning to the creed our fathers once declared. we, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting piece do not require perpetual war. [ applause ] . >> our blafb men and women in uniform tempered by the flames of battle or unmatched by still and courage. our citizens feared by the memory of those we lost know too well the price it has paid for liberty. the knowledge of their sacrifice will keep us vigila
judgment of science but none can avoid the fires droughts and more powerful storms. the path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. but america cannot resist this transcyst. we must lead it. we cannot succeed to other nations the power that will bring new jobs. we must claim its promise. our forests and waterways, our coplands and snow capped peaks; that is how we will preserve our planet, commanded to our care by god. that is what will lend meaning to the creed our fathers once declared. we, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war. [ cheers and applause ] >> obama: our brave men and women in uniform, tempered by the flames of battle are unmatched in skill and courage. our citizens, seared by the memory of those lost know too well the price that is paid for liberty. the knowledge of their sacrifice will keep us vigilant. we turned sworn enemies into the surest of friends and we must carry those times as well. we will defend our people and uphold our values through strength of arms and rule of la
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